Seonmi Lee

Pianist Seonmi Lee has an international career as a solo pianist and chamber musician. She has won a number of major international competitions since age 10, and has appeared as soloist and is continuously in demand as a collaborative pianist in major performance venues throughout the United States, Europe, and Korea. She has received performance degrees from the Korea National University of Arts and Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, and is currently a doctoral candidate at the Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California (USC). Her principal teachers have included Dae Jin Kim, André Watts, Alan Smith, and Bernadene Blaha. Ms. Lee has made concerto appearances at the Korea National University of Arts and Indiana University, and has won top prizes at prestigious competitions such as the Brahms Foundation Piano Competition and Los Angeles International Liszt Competition. She is currently a member of the Collaborative Piano faculty at the Heifetz Institute, and is also engaged as a collaborative pianist at the Colburn School and USC Thornton School of Music.